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rewriteman

[ree-rahyt-man] /ˈri raɪtˌmæn/
noun, plural rewritemen.
1.
a newspaper employee who writes articles from available information or who reworks the copy written by reporters.
Origin of rewriteman
1900-1905
An Americanism dating back to 1900-05; rewrite + man1
Usage note
See -man.
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